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Raspberry Pi By Example by Arush Kakkar, Ashwin Pajankar

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Getting started with Python

Python is a high-level general-purpose programming language. It supports multiple programming paradigms, such as object-oriented programming, imperative programming, functional programming, procedural programming, aspect-oriented programming, and metaprogramming. It has a dynamic type system, automatic memory management, and a large standard library to carry out various tasks. It emphasizes code readability, and its syntax allows you to carry out tasks in fewer lines of code than other programming languages, such as C or C++.

Python was conceived and implemented by Guido van Rossum at CWI in the Netherlands as a successor to the ABC language, capable of exception handling and interfacing with the Amoeba operating system ...

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